Klute is a 1971 American neo-noir crime thriller film directed and produced by Alan J. Pakula, written by Andy and Dave Lewis, and starring Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, and Roy Scheider. The film follows a high-priced call girl who assists a detective in solving a missing persons case.
A Pennsylvania chemical company executive, Tom Gruneman, has disappeared. The police reveal that an obscene letter was found in Gruneman's office, addressed to a prostitute in New York City named Bree Daniels, who had received several similar letters. After six months of fruitless police work, Peter Cable, a fellow executive at Gruneman's company, hires family friend and detective John Klute to investigate Gruneman's disappearance.
|award||Academy Award for Best Actress|
|contentLocation||New York City|
|director||Alan J. Pakula|
|genre||crime drama thriller|
|keywords||act address book black book bread crumbs build call girl domestic life drug addict family friend id john kill learn murder report river voice-over voiceover|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay|
|producer||Alan J. Pakula|